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  • The bustling shrine of Bari Imam

    On the road just behind Islamabad’s Red Zone wherein lie sensitive government buildings like the president and prime minister houses, stands a gargantuan replica of Masjid-i-Nabvi...

    At the foot of the Margalla Hills, the shrine of Bari Imam, Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Kazmi, attracts devotees from across the country...

  • 1 dead as explosion hits Afghanistan's Mazar-e-Sharif City

    At least one person was killed when an explosion hit the city of Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh province of Afghanistan on Thursday, TOLO News reported...

    The deadliest of assaults was on a police compound in the city of Gardez in Paktia province where Taliban militants disguised as police detonated three explosive-packed vehicles ? including a truck and a Humvee ? that cleared the way for 11 gunmen to enter...

  • 'Sab Se Bari Jang' launched

    It happened on Saturday evening when a book detailing the movement for freedom of expression of 1977-78 titled Sab Se Bari Jang, written and compiled by eminent journalist and poet Ahfazur Rehman, was launched at the Arts Council...

  • Bari lauds Malik’s timely decision

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Wasim Bari lauded Shoaib Malik’s decision to call it a day from Test cricket while saying the all-rounder has set a perfect precedent for other cricketers to emulate...

    “I think Malik has taken the proper route since he must have felt uncomfortable in a format which he hadn’t played for five years prior to this series,” Bari told Dawn shortly after Malik has announced retirement during the ongoing...

  • Kohistan video case: Girls declared alive by SC had actually been killed, says Bari

    The mystery surrounding the killing of four girls and two men from Kohistan took another turn on Friday after rights activist Farzana Bari claimed that the girls, who were declared alive during the Supreme Court suo motu hearing, were dead...

    Bari, who also heads the Gender Studies department at Quaid-i-Azam University, was included in the fact finding mission dispatched to Kohistan by the Supreme Court to inquire about the wellbeing...

  • Talat tipped to replace Bari as Pakistan manager

    Talat will replace former Test captain Wasim Bari, who has been relieved after being team manager during Pakistan’s last three series — against the West Indies in UAE, followed by tours of New Zealand and Australia...

    Bari was appointed as manager in place of another ex-Pakistan skipper Intikhab Alam...

  • Lower Bari Doab Canal project operational

    THE Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Investment Programme Project-1 on the Lower Bari Doab command area on River Ravi will be completed on June 30...

    “At least 275,000 rural households deriving their livelihood from crops grown in the Lower Bari Doab command area (LBDC) command area will be beneficiaries of the remodeling, up-gradation and rehabilitation of the barrage, the LBDC canal and its distributaries,” says a senior consultant of...

  • Lack of experienced players makes for challenging England tour: Bari

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan Test captain and chief selector Wasim Bari reckons the national team’s tour to England will be a challenging one since the teams lacks in experience and adjusting to conditions will be tough for the youngsters...

    ”Bari said the retirements of Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan mean Pakistan has a “fragile” batting line up...

  • The mazar & BRT

    Jinnah Road, would make the bulk of Karachi’s built-heritage invisible, apart from causing major environmental degradation to where Karachi began as a city...

    The elevated transit-way reappeared, either as a bus rapid transit (BRT) or light rail, in every subsequent mass transit proposal for the city and was opposed each time through contacts with officials in Karachi and Islamabad, newspaper articles and public forums...

  • Train linking China to Afghanistan leaves for Mazar

    HANGZHOU (China): The eastern Chinese city of Yiwu, home to the world’s leading small commodities market, saw its first freight train leave for Afghanistan on Sunday...

    The train, hauling 100 containers of goods worth more than $4 million, will reach Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, via Kazakhs­tan and Uzbekistan...

  • Accord on Mazar-i-Quaid chandelier signed with China

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China signed on Tuesday an agreement of implementing a project of manufacture and maintenance of the chandelier of the Mazar-i-Quaid...

    He said that the Mazar-i-Quaid was a symbol of unity and national cohesion, adding that the decoration and care of the mausoleum was the government’s top priority...

  • To the Quaid’s mazar we go

    KARACHI: Two rallies, one on bicycles, and the other a motorcycle and exotic cars drive, along the roads of the city were some of the highlights of the Independence Day celebrations early on Sunday...

  • Mazar-i-Quaid to have solar system

    This was pointed out at a meeting of the sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting and National Heritage held on Monday at the Mazar Management Board...

    He further pointed out that the federal government bears all the expenses of the mazar...

  • Indian consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif attacked by gunmen

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF: The Indian consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif came under attack on Sunday with an unknown number of gunmen attempting to enter the compound after twin explosions and shots were heard, the spokesman for the local governor said...

    Nine civilians, including seven children, were killed in August 2013 when suicide bombers targeted the Indian consulate in the main eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad,...

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